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Balkan Music &
Dance Workshops 2022

Mark your calendars — Our in-person summer workshops are coming back!

West Coast:
Mendocino Woodlands, CA
June 18-25, 2022

East Coast:
Iroquois Springs, NY
August 6-13, 2022

Registration will open in early spring of 2022.


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Since the beginning the East European Folklife Center has depended on you—our big-hearted community!


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Stay in Touch

There are several ways to stay connected to the EEFC throughout the year. Subscribe to our email Newsletter for monthly updates. Join the discussion list (an active email group with searchable archives since 1993). Send us a message.


Scholarships

We award full and partial scholarships to our in-person workshops.
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Kef Times

Browse the EEFC’s online magazine for articles about camp and beyond.
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Partners

The EEFC is proud to partner with sister organizations, including the Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar.

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Welcome

The East European Folklife Center (EEFC) was established in 1982 through the love and dedication of a core group of musicians and dancers. Today, this ever-growing and expanding organization brings together an inclusive, celebratory, and welcoming global community of passionate amateurs and professionals, to respectfully share the richness and complexity of Balkan music, dance, and cultures.

Find out all about our annual East and West Coast Balkan Music & Dance Workshops, affectionately known as Balkan Camp. Learn about the EEFC: how we are structured, how to become a member and where you might apply your expertise as a volunteer. Remember to subscribe to the EEFC email Newsletter and get monthly news delivered directly to your inbox.

 

Online Classes

EEFC is thrilled to sponsor exciting live online class series, taught by our beloved workshop teachers. Something for everyone, and new offerings every month!

November 2021 offerings: Greek Dance with Joe Kaloyanides Graziosi, EEFC Songbook Songs from Macedonia & Bulgaria, Series 2 with Corinna Škėma Snyder, Greek Singing with Christos Govetas, and Tapan with Matt Moran. Sign up now!

 

Join the Board/Nominate a Friend!

The EEFC Board of Directors is seeking a replacement for outgoing Board member Alex Markovic. Interested community members may either fill out an application or submit a nomination until December 15. Applications will be processed by the Nominating Committee and then passed on to the Board for their consideration. If you have the time, skill, and desire to give back to the community through Board service, we encourage you to apply!

EEFC Blog

Our Year in Review: 2020

    EEFC 2020 Year-End Report Read More

Fall 2020 Letter to the Community

As many of you have experienced, our snail-mail services are struggling to keep up with the demands of this socially distanced holiday season. While we hope our usual year-end mailings … Read More

Mid-Year Report: 2020

EEFC 2020 Mid-Year Report – click to view PDF Read More

Our Year in Review: 2019

EEFC 2019 Year End Report Read More

FY2019 Financials – Income & Expense charts

Note: This information is extracted from the 2019 Annual Report and is presented here for convenience. The East European Folklife Center has an operating surplus of $1,000 as of September … Read More